An Elm Creek Quilts Album

An Elm Creek Quilts Album By Jennifer Chiaverini, An Elm Creek Quilts Album Three complete novels The Runaway Quilt The Quilter s Legacy and The Master Quilter from New York Times bestselling author Jennifer Chiaverini Join the Elm Creek Quilters on their continuing adven
  • Title: An Elm Creek Quilts Album
  • Author: Jennifer Chiaverini
  • ISBN: 9780743296564
  • Page: 111
  • Format: Hardcover
  • An Elm Creek Quilts Album By Jennifer Chiaverini, Three complete novels, The Runaway Quilt, The Quilter s Legacy, and The Master Quilter, from New York Times bestselling author Jennifer Chiaverini Join the Elm Creek Quilters on their continuing adventures through American history past and present, told from the unique perspective of the creative artists known as quilters The Runaway Quilt Alerted that her family mayThree complete novels, The Runaway Quilt, The Quilter s Legacy, and The Master Quilter, from New York Times bestselling author Jennifer Chiaverini Join the Elm Creek Quilters on their continuing adventures through American history past and present, told from the unique perspective of the creative artists known as quilters The Runaway Quilt Alerted that her family may have had ties to the slaveholding South, Sylvia Bergstrom Compson searches her attic for her great grandmother s quilt, a log cabin with black central squares that, according to legend, was a sign of sanctuary to escaping slaves She also discovers the memoir of her great grandfather s spinster sister, Gerda Bergstrom The record reveals not only the founding of Elm Creek Manor, but also a Pennsylvania farming community divided by the issue of slavery With the help of the Elm Creek Quilters and the clues in her ancestors quilts, Sylvia grapples with hard truths in coming to terms with her family s past The Quilter s Legacy Resolving to locate her mother s heirloom quilts, Sylvia embarks on a cross country investigation of antiques shops, quilt museums, and some unexpected places, where offers of assistance are not always what they seem As Sylvia recovers some of the missing quilts and accepts others as lost forever, she reflects on the woman her mother was and mourns the woman she never knew The Master Quilter Wedding bells are ringing in the ears of the Elm Creek Quilters Their own Sylvia planned her holiday wedding with sweetheart Andrew in complete secrecy Eager to honor the newlyweds, the Elm Creek Quilters hasten to stitch a bridal quilt for their favorite Master Quilter As the quilt blocks accumulate, the Elm Creek Quilters celebrate the joys of new beginnings and the ongoing success of their business until forces conspire to threaten their happiness and prosperity Will the burden of closely guarded secrets strain the bonds of friendship A shared love for quilting, The Hartford Courant has observed, helps bring women together Quilters always welcome new ones and share what they know the popular Elm Creek Quilts novels Here in An Elm Creek Quilts Album, Jennifer Chiaverini s captivating storytelling enacts the enduring wisdom of a joyful sisterhood of family and friends.
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    1. Jennifer Chiaverini

      Jennifer Chiaverini is the New York Times bestselling author of several acclaimed historical novels and the beloved Elm Creek Quilts series, as well as six collections of quilt patterns inspired by her books A graduate of the University of Notre Dame and the University of Chicago, she lives with her husband and two sons in Madison, Wisconsin About her historical fiction, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel writes, In addition to simply being fascinating stories, these novels go a long way in capturing the texture of life for women, rich and poor, black and white, in those perilous years.

    112 thoughts on “An Elm Creek Quilts Album”

    1. 1 Novel 1 Runaway Quilt Ok I am in love with this story It s about the Elm Creek Mannor s history Sylvia meets another quilter at a conference that approaches her and says she has a quilt that may be connected with Sylvia s family The disturbing part is that the woman made a comment that some of the fabric could have been from some of the slaves of her relatives Sylvia refused to believe that the quilt had any connection to her or her family because as she knew her history the mannor was a part [...]


    2. This book is 3 in 1 _The Runaway Quilt_, a really engaging story in which Sylvia tracks down the history of some Civil War era quilts that had been passed down through her family The story flashes between the time when the quilts were being made and the present I really enjoyed the historical part of the story interesting and suspenseful Also, it was really fun getting to see the background of Sylvia s ancestors and meet them as real people, not the myths that were handed down about them Very co [...]


    3. I think that I enjoyed this trilogy than the first one I like the way the author weaves the history of the main character into the story that she is telling In The Runaway Quilt she searches for her great grandmother s quilt which she hopes will prove the story she has heard all her life This is a story about her ancestral home and its link to the undergound railway In the second book, she searches for her mother s quilts which were sold off during financially difficult times The third story co [...]


    4. As a fellow quilter, I found this book containing three novels quite a treat It spanned generations, contained historical information on quilts and their use during the Civil War, and an interesting geneological search related to the quilts Most of all, the characters were well defined in their intertwined lives, but not without conspiracy, secrets, ambitions and complex relationships My only disappointment was in the third novel which was divided by characters that replayed previous events writ [...]


    5. These books are as cheesy as the first three in the series, but there was meat to the stories, so I could really sink my teeth into them I promise I m not hungry Anyway, I loved the history of the Underground Railroad in the first book in this album I loved the history of the Lockwood family in the second book, and I found the third book to be a page turner I did not like that the third book left so many loose ends Clean it up, please I don t like to use my imagination for story endings I also [...]


    6. This was another nice story in the saga of the Elm Creek Quilters This time the author wrote about a short 1 2 month period of time and gave a chapter to each main character It was well written and I could definitely follow the story My only criticism is that these stories always end with such a happy endingt that that s a bad thing necessarily but.


    7. This book has three books in one I just finished The Runaway Quilt It shines some light on the Underground Railroad and how it may have worked I felt for the slaves and the people who tried to save the runaways It may be fiction, but some of the feelings that comes from the characters seems too real


    8. Somewhat predictable endingshappy endings But exactly what you expect with these books Neat turn of writings with the stories from each character s point of viewd the mother daughter flip flopping chapters.



    9. Three books about a quilters guild and the mishaps, heartaches and joys they go through together Great book Really liked it clean



    10. I thoroughly this trilogy of books My favorite was the first, The Runaway Quilt I know nothing about quilting but family histories told through the quilts was fascinating.




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